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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Redshirt senior wide receiver Bub Means (0) catches a pass for a touchdown during Saturday evenings game against FSU at Acrisure Stadium.

Takeaways | Pitt football’s offensive struggles continue while defense shines against Florida State

By Matthew Scabilloni, Staff Writer November 5, 2023

Pitt football’s (2-7, ACC 1-4) offensive struggles continued in Week 10 as they fell to No. 4 Florida State (9-0, ACC 7-0) 24-7. This was the Panthers' third straight loss, causing the Panthers to lose...

FSU redshirt junior wide receiver Ja’Khi Douglas (0) protects the football while being tackled by a Pitt player during Saturday afternoons game at Acrisure Stadium.

Pitt football can’t complete upset, falls to No. 4 Florida State 24-7

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor November 4, 2023

Pitt football has a history of upsetting highly-ranked opponents throughout the years. From taking down No. 2 West Virginia in the 2007 Backyard Brawl to eliminating No. 2 Miami from playoff contention...

Pitts football team and head coach Pat Narduzzi run onto the field for the first game of the season against Wofford at Acrisure Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 2.

Preview | Struggling Pitt football prepares for a matchup against juggernaut No. 4 Florida State

By Ben Pisano, Staff Writer November 4, 2023

Pitt football is in dire straits right now. The team is 2-6 and looking to turn the page after a humiliating 58-7 loss to No. 12 Notre Dame. They need to win all four of their remaining matchups if they...

Pitt defeated No. 25 Florida State 3-1 on Friday, improving to 9-0 in the spring portion of the season

Starks’ career day extinguishes the Seminoles as Pitt wins ninth straight

By Dalton Coppola, Staff Writer March 26, 2021
Behind a career-high 11 kills from Sabrina Starks, No. 19 Pitt volleyball increased its win streak to nine on Friday with a 3-1 win against No. 25 Florida State.
The Panthers’ two starting pitchers rung up Florida State batters 27 times combined Friday and Saturday night, leading the team to consecutive wins by scores of 1-0 and 7-2, respectively, over Florida State.

Strong pitching leads Pitt baseball to three-game sweep of ranked Florida State

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer March 1, 2021
One letter can sum up Pitt baseball’s (6-1, 3-0) opening ACC series in Tallahassee: K. Rather, 27 copies of that same letter. The Panthers’ two starting pitchers rung up Florida State batters that many times combined Friday and Saturday night, leading the team to consecutive wins by scores of 1-0 and 7-2, respectively, over Florida State (2-4, 0-3).
Photo courtesy of Pitt Athletics

Sibande’s season-best can’t save Pitt in 79-72 loss to No. 16 FSU

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor February 20, 2021
With a vocal, five-person contingent of the Oakland Zoo jeering and cheering from just to the left of the media suite for the first time this season, Pitt (9-9 overall, 5-8 ACC) battled No. 16 Florida State (13-3 overall, 9-2 ACC) for most of Saturday’s contest at the Petersen Events Center. But the Seminoles’ size and depth proved to be too much for Pitt to handle in the end. FSU dominated the paint offensively, en route to a 79-72 win over the Panthers.
The Panthers will play the Yellow Jackets in Atlanta at 7 p.m. on the ACC Network Saturday.

Narduzzi praises young players, Pickett and Georgia Tech’s athleticism

By John Riskis, Staff Writer November 11, 2020
Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi couldn’t help but express his pride in the team on Monday, after the Panthers came back from a 14-3 first-quarter deficit.
The Panthers obtained a 41-17 win over the Florida State Seminoles in Tallahassee, Florida, on Saturday.

Panther football breaks through with smashing of Seminoles

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer November 8, 2020
With the winless month of October finally in the rearview mirror, Pitt football returned to its winning ways in a resounding 41-17 win this Saturday over Florida State.
Senior quarterback Kenny Pickett announced on Twitter Tuesday night that he will return for a fifth season.

Pickett returns, Panthers stomp the Seminoles 41-17

By Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor November 7, 2020
Coming off a four-game skid — and the sudden departure of its best player — Pitt responded with a dominant 41-17 win at Florida State, led by Kenny Pickett in his return from injury.
The Pitt Panthers (3-4, 2-4 ACC) match up against the Florida State Seminoles (2-4, 1-4 ACC) at 4 p.m. on Saturday at Doak Campbell Stadium on the ACC Network.

Football Preview: Yellen will perform well, but not good enough to beat the Seminoles

By Tyler Mathes, Staff Writer November 6, 2020
Pitt’s rushing attack possesses the key to this game. Rushing for 44 yards on 20 carries against Notre Dame two weeks ago isn’t a winning strategy.
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